72+ Best Madness Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Madness Quotes

It is sometimes an appropriate response to reality to go insane.  Philip K. Dick

Almost every day I can feel myself suffering mainly in the head, I can explain the pain to myself but knowing it comes from an inflammation of my imagination doesn’t prevent it being reality itself. What’s more I’d be crazy not to go crazy. We don’t know what an illness is. On awful hurts we plaster little old words, as if we could think hell with a paper bandage. Hélène Cixous

There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness. Friedrich Nietzsche

I never think of policemen’s wives; their beauty maddens me like wine. Kyril Bonfiglioli

A child is a curly dimpled lunatic. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Those with the money are eccentric. Those without, insane. Bruce Robinson

Madness is to think of too many things in succession too fast, or of one thing too exclusively. Voltaire

If you haven’t lost your mind yet, that’s because you haven’t seen very much. Yasmina Khadra

The creative person is both more primitive and more cultivated, more destructive, a lot madder and a lot saner, than the average person.  Frank Barron

Professors go batty too, perhaps more often than other people, although owing to their profession, their madness is less often remarked. Michael Gruber

Creativity and psychosis often go hand in hand. Or, for that matter, genius and madness.

Was it a form of madness, no longer to be able to trust your sense of things? To be betrayed by decisions apparently arrived at carefully and through reason, but really no more than marauding appetites cunningly tricked out as reasonable choices? Paul Russell

That’s how the madness of the world tries to colonize you: from the outside in, forcing you to live in its reality. Jeff VanderMeer

As incompetent in life as in death, I loathe myself and in this loathing I dream of another life, another death. And for having sought to be a sage such as never was, I am only a madman among the mad Emil Cioran

Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone. Baltasar Gracian

You’re all trying to figure out what went wrong inside my head. Fucking idiots. You’ll never crack the code that’s inside my head. You’ll never get into my castle. You’ll never even get past the gate. Brent Runyon

The road to madness is madness. Lewis Black

We can’t let it take your power.

Money is our madness, our vast collective madness. D. H. Lawrence.

Your sacrifice is greater than your power.

No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness. Aristotle

I was a little preoccupied from being dusted for five years.

I may be crazy, but it keeps me from going insane. Waylon Jennings

But you still didn’t get the girl.

San Francisco is a mad city  inhabited for the most part by perfectly insane people whose women are of remarkable beauty. Rudyard Kipling

I wish I would’ve been different.

Love is a state of temporary psychosis.  Sigmund Freud

I can travel the multiverse.

We all know your idea is crazy. The question is whether it is crazy enough. Niels Bohr

Dreams are windows into the lives of our multiverse selves.

How do we get ahead of crazy if we don’t know how crazy thinks? Holden Ford

Somewhere out there, I had a pony tail.

I have found both freedom and safety in my madness; the freedom of loneliness and the safety from being understood, for those who understand us enslave something in us. Kahlil Gibran

We’ll get you back on the lunchbox.

The great proof of madness is the disproportion of one’s designs to one’s means. Napoleon Bonaparte.

Everything I’ve lost could be mine again.

Anger is a brief madness. Horace

You break the rules and become a hero. I do it and become the enemy.

When authority is total, so too is the madness of the man who declares it, and the potential for abuse of power. Rick Wilson

Choose your words carefully; the state of the multiverse may depend on it.

Sanity is a madness put to good uses. George Santayana

This is me being reasonable.

Though this may be madness, yet there is method in’t. William Shakespeare Hamlet

Everyone got kind of crazy with me mentioning I was in love with a woman. Angelina Jolie

Every night the same dream and every morning the same nightmare.

Modern society is fundamentally insane. Cornelius Castoriadis

Rule number one of multiverse travel: you don’t know anything.

The truly creative person is one who can think crazy. Frank Goble

More complicated than being chased by a witch through the multiverse?

Being paranoid doesn’t mean we’re not being followed. Major Grigori Borzov

Come in and tell me everything about your universe.

First sign of madness, talking to your own head. J.K Rowling, ‘Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix

Just because we jumped ship doesn’t mean we are safe.

I think insanity is the hardest thing to play.  Richard Armitage

Perhaps we will be the exception.

So long as man is protected by madness, he functions and flourishes. Emil Cioran

There’s no telling what murderous monstrosities lie within.

In a completely sane world, madness is the only freedom. J. G. Ballard

This isn’t a tomb, it’s a throne.

In a mad world, only the mad are sane. Akira Kurosawa

It’s carved in stone.

Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness. Allen Ginsberg

I shall miss you, my friend.

I am trying to think of the last time that I just said, What the hell!’ and did something crazy. Jennifer Aniston

This is the gap junction. The space between universes.

If he was indeed mad, his delusions were beautifully organized. Arthur Clarke

I was looking for a world where things were different.

What garlic is to salad, insanity is to art.  Augustus Saint Gaudens

Who said they have to be living?